February 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

MCHS Fall Sports Banquet

The program got underway with senior Bret Snow welcoming everyone and senior Josh Broxton giving the invocation. Once again Ms. More...

Fun House shut down

The Fun House in the rear of Top Road, which is a pool hall owned by Algin Merritt, was shut down after a riot occurred early Sunday morning, January 24.   More...

Community

McLendon-Tabb Farm in MC recognized as GA historic farm

The 2009 Georgia Centennial Farm Awards presentation was held in Perry during the opening day of the Georgia National Fair on October 8, 2009. The McLendon-Tabb farm, located in Miller County, was one of nine family farms receiving this honor. More...

True love defined

It was a busy morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80s arrived to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at 9:00 a.m.   More...

Have You Ever Danced?

An old prospector shuffled into town leading an old tired mule. The old man headed straight for the only saloon in town to clear his parched throat.   More...

School & Sports

Miller County Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) did it again this year in competition

On Jan. 12 and 13, 27 HOSA students competed in the Region 4 HOSA competition. This competition consisted of a 1-2 hour state knowledge exam. These exams are prepared by the state and administered by a proctor from the local school system. More...

Bainbridge student earns $20,000 Servant Leadership Scholarship to attend Darlington School

ROME, GA — Rising junior Austin Spooner of Bainbridge has been awarded a $10,000 per year Servant Leadership Scholarship to attend Darlington School in Rome. The award, effective for the 2010- 11 school year, is renewable for two years. More...

Judge Not!---

I was shocked, confused, bewildered as I entered Heaven's door, not by the beauty of it all, nor the lights or its decor. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We could all do better. Some do, some don’t!

I was told that I should not say too much about what goes on in this community or even give an opinion of what we might do to make things better. I told that person that they do not know me too well, or know what I do. More...

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Turning States into Welfare Wards

Having effectively seized control of the banks, the auto industry, executive pay grades, and every stone that’s turned in the nation’s infrastructure, the Obama Administration has now turned its avaricious attention on state’s right More...

Colquitt's Big Guns’ Sergeant in Iraq

Colquitt native 1st Sgt. Jamie Crankfield, first sergeant for Battery B, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, mentors Brooksfield, Fla., native Sgt. More...

New Orleans Saints headed to Super Bowl XLIV without Grant

The New Orleans Saints are headed to the Super Bowl -- but without Miller County’s Charles Grant.   A veteran defensive end, Grant is now injured and has been placed on the injured reserve with a torn triceps tendon.   More...

Sowing Seeds of Hope Retreat Center opens

History came alive in Colquitt on Sunday! In 2007, First Baptist Church purchased the former residence of Annie Belle (Harrell) and Roy Bush, which had not been lived in for about 15 years. More...

Religion

‘Arriving at Home’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS January 25 800S Speak with Subject, N. 2nd St. •Escort, Police Department January 26 800E Assist 800K with Investigation •Alarm •Suspicious Person/Vehicle 2x 800S Traffic Stop, Phillipsburg Rd. More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   January 25 799F School Morning and Evening •Blood Transport, Albany to Miller Hospital •Funeral Detail (Two Part) •Civil Papers Served •Warrant Served •School Bus, Phillipsburg Rd. More...

911 CALLS

January 31 • License Plate • Civil Service - Kelly Rd. • Suspicious Person/Vehicle - 45 N./ Harmony Church Rd. • Civil Service - Whites Bridge Rd. More...

Living & Style

Ross, Carr exchange vows

Jennifer Nicole Carr and Jeffrey Adam Ross were united in marriage December 19, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. at Friendship United Methodist Church in Donalsonville. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Charles Dennis and Rev. Kirk Loyless.   More...

Obituaries

ARRIE PERKINS

Mrs. Arrie Perkins, age 87, of Colquitt died Wednesday, January 20, 2010.   Mrs. Perkins was born June 18, 1922, to Brother George Washington Henderson and Sister Nona Reynolds Henderson.   More...

ELLEN LOUISE VARNUM

Mrs. Ellen Louise Varnum, age 49, of Donalsonville died Thursday, January 28, 2010, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.   A memorial service was held on Monday, February 1, at 2:00 p.m. More...

HELEN DICK

Mrs. Helen Dick, age 69, of Brinson died Monday, January 25, 2010, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital.   Funeral services for Mrs. Dick were held Thursday, January 28, at 11:00 a.m. at Oakview Church of God in Donalsonville with Rev. More...

Health

Hospital gives to school

Every three years the Hospital Authority of Miller County must renew its contract on copiers. More...

Is Poor Posture Aging You?

Like fine wine, the wisdom of parental advice improves with age. Research shows your mother was even right about standing up straight, as shown by new studies finding that people with better posture really are healthier and actually live longer. More...

Nursing Home News

It is hard to believe that January has come and gone and that February is already here.   We stay pretty busy at Miller Nursing Home with our activities each week. More...